John Clarence Webster

John Clarence Webster

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Clarence Webster (21 October 1862 - 16 March 1950) was a Canadian-born physician pioneering in Obstetrics and gynaecology who in retirement had a second career as an historian, specializing in the history of his native New Brunswick. He was born in Shediac, New Brunswick on 21 October 1862 and he died there at the age of 86 on 16 March 1950. He attended Mount Allison University where he matriculated in 1878 and obtained with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1882. After graduating, he travelled to Scotland and in 1883 he began medical studies at the University of Edinburgh, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Masters in Surgery in 1888. During this time, he also went to Leipzig and Berlin to further his medical training. He worked at the University of Edinburgh as an assistant in the Department of Midwifery and Diseases of Women. After thirteen years abroad, he returned to Canada in 1896 and settled in Montreal where he was appointed Lecturer in Gynecology at McGill University and Assistant Gynecologist to the Royal Victoria Hospital. In Montreal, Webster assisted with the formation of the Jubilee Nursing Scheme, which later become the Victorian Order of Nurses .show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136756358
  • 9786136756356